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Frederick S. Keller, M.D.

E-mail: kellerf@ohsu.edu Phone Number: (503) 494-7660

Dr. Frederick S. Keller is active in the clinical, academic and teaching aspects of interventional radiology. He is the Cook Professor of Interventional Therapy and a professor of Diagnostic Radiology, Surgery and Cardiovascular Medicine. Dr. Keller served as chair of the Department of Diagnostic Radiology at Oregon Health & Science University from 1992-2011 and was the Director of the Dotter Interventional Institute from 1993-2012.

Dr. Keller's teaching contributions have been recognized by his students. Residents of both the radiology and internal medicine departments named him outstanding teacher and best radiology discussant. His clinical expertise in interventional treatment is also noteworthy; he has authored over 250 scientific papers and book chapters, and delivered or participated in more than 600 presentations, named lectures, panels and exhibits all over the world. In addition he has served, or serves, on the editorial boards for multiple interventional radiology journals and is the honorary editor of the Chinese Journal of Interventional Imaging and Therapy.

Dr. Keller graduated from Swarthmore College and received his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania. He then completed an internship at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics and a residency in Diagnostic Radiology at OHSU. He was chief resident and a fellow of the American Cancer Society. Certified with the American Board of Radiology in 1977, Dr. Keller received a Certificate of Added Qualification in Vascular and Interventional Radiology in 1994. Since then, he has served as an examiner for this certificate.

Involved in the interventional radiology professional community, Dr. Keller belongs to numerous vascular and interventional radiology organizations. He was a member of the executive council of the Society of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology, and was named executive council chair in 1997 and society president in 1998. He also served as program chair and president of the Western Angiographic and Interventional Radiology Society. Dr. Keller was on the board of directors of the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology Research and Educational Foundation and became chairman in 1999. He was co-chairman of the Society of Interventional Radiology Foundation's Discovery Campaign and was the Director of Development for the SIR Foundation from 2006-2012. In addition Dr. Keller organized six consecutive annual interventional radiology CME meetings in Park City, UT and ten consecutive meetings for interventional radiology and cadiac cath lab nurses and technologists.

Dr. Keller has been recognized with many honors. Among them are Gold Medals from both the Society of Interventional Radiology and the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe. Named as honorary professor at the Third Beijing University School of Medicine and the China Medical University in Shenyang, China; Dr. Keller also became Professor Titular of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. In addition, Dr. Keller is an honorary member of the Japanese and Czech Societies of Interventional Radiology and the European College of Radiology. He was awarded honorary fellowship in both the Royal College of Radiology and the British Society of Interventional Radiology and was made a Distinguished Fellow of the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe. Dr. Keller also received the International Cooperation Award of the Chinese Society of Interventional Radiology. The Frederick S. Keller Philanthropist of the Year Award was created by the Society of Interventional Radiology Foundation and the Keller-Lakin Diagnostic Radiology Education Fund was launched at OHSU. An endowed chair, the Frederick S. Keller Chair of Interventional Radiology, was established at OHSU in 2005 to honor Dr. Keller.